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Economic Indicators
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The U.S., the world’s biggest beef consumer, is lifting a ban on imports from Ireland more than 15 years after mad cow disease spurred restrictions of supplies from Europe. more
WASHINGTON - Contracts to purchase previously owned homes rose in November as employment gains and low borrowing costs helped bring potential buyers into the market. The pending home sales index … more
U.S. stocks advanced, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index posted its biggest weekly loss in three months, on an increase in takeover activity and better-than-forecast earnings from Citigroup Inc. more
Manufacturing moderated at the end of last year to a more sustainable pace of growth as U.S. factories adjusted to weaker overseas markets and steady demand from domestic customers. more
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index poised for a third straight yearly gain as equity gauges climbed past multiple milestones last week. more
Consumer confidence climbed last week to a seven-year high as cheaper gasoline and traction in the labor market boosted Americans’ views of the buying climate and economy. more
Rhode Island plans to put its tobacco-backed bond deal back on the calendar within six weeks after a lawsuit delayed it for five months, according to Citigroup Inc., the lead manager on the sale. more
WASHINGTON - The cost of living in the U.S. fell in November by the most in almost six years, depressed by falling energy prices that signal inflation will stay below the Federal Reserve’s goal … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration said that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes in Kent, Providence and Washington counties as a result of the drought that began on July 1. more
The U.S. Senate passed a $42 billion package of tax incentives, reviving dozens of lapsed breaks for 2014 and setting them to expire two weeks from tomorrow. more
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